Among reports recently released by the Conway Police Department:
1. Burglary-commercial, Smokehouse Bar-B-Que, 505 Donaghey Ave. The manager of the restaurant called for assistance and arrived to find that a door to the business was open and money from the safe was missing. The officers noted that the door had damage done to it and was the point of entry for the thief. Officers were not able to obtain fingerprint evidence from the scene. An incident report was filed.
2. Assault on a family or household member, 400 block of Robins Street. A woman made contact with officers to report that her boyfriend had choked her after accusing her of sleeping with his friends. The officers made contact with the victim’s boyfriend who stated that he was involved in an argument with the woman because she “insisted on smoking crack and he doesn’t do that stuff or allow it in his home.” The suspect stated that he was going to the home of a family member to spend the night. Officers noted that the victim did not have any marks from a struggle on her person. An incident report was filed.
3. Fraudulent use of a credit card, Bank of the Ozarks, 1745 Old Morrilton Highway. A man contacted officer to report that someone used his debit card to make a fraudulent charge to www.asianbeauties.com in the amount of $56.45. The victim’s card was canceled, and there are no suspects for the crime at this time.
4. Criminal mischief, 1600 block of Westlake Drive. Officers made contact with a man who stated that someone kicked in the front door to his home, but nothing was missing from inside his residence. The man stated that he didn’t want to file a report but because the property is a rental home, the officer urged the victim to file one to give the property owners. An incident report was filed.
5. Domestic battering-third degree, 400 block of Second Street. Officers made contact with a woman who stated that her ex-boyfriend became angry about a message se received on Facebook and attempted to take her cell phone to erase the message. When the victim wouldn’t give the suspect the phone, he grabbed the victim’s arm and neck and held her down against the steering wheel of her vehicle. The victim was left with “very visible bruises and raised area on her arm and neck” from the struggle. The victim stated that she is 11 weeks pregnant with the suspect’s child and that the suspect knows about the pregnancy. The officers noted that the suspect has an extensive history with their department and notified his parole officer of the incident.
6. Terroristic threatening-second degree, 1200 block of Spencer Street. A woman made contact with officers to report that a couple that had been living with her for several weeks recently moved out at her request and threatened to harm her. The victim stated that the couple were causing too many problems and damaged her property when they were asked to move out. The victim also stated that the couple threatened her with physical harm and told her to “watch her back”. An incident report was filed.
7. Burglary-residential, 60 block of Azalea Loop. A man called officers to report that his 13-year-old son was home alone when a vehicle pulled into the yard with a man and a woman inside it. The man rang the doorbell to the home, but the boy ignored it and went back to his room. When he came out of his room, he heard the front door slam and the man running to his vehicle with a plastic bag containing a white box. The boy called his father who came home immediately but did not learn that his wife’s jewelry was missing until she got home from work. Fingerprints from the scene were submitted to the Arkansas State crime lab.
8. Theft of property-from a motor vehicle, First Security Bank, 2105 Dave Ward Drive. Officers were dispatched to the bank in reference to a man who stated that his estranged wife stole some personal papers from his vehicle. Officers went to the woman’s residence and another woman answered the door. She returned the victim’s items, which included two ATM receipts, some pages from a phone book and a receipt for work the victim performed for Chesapeake Energy. The items were returned and an incident report was filed.
(Candie Beck is a staff writer and can be reached at 505-1238 or at firstname.lastname@example.org)